PROFILES: Olivia Hussey & Anjelica Huston.

PROFILES: Olivia Hussey & Anjelica Huston.

January 22, 2021 Alan Royle 0

  OLIVIA HUSSEY (1951 – )                         She was born Olivia Osuna in Buenos Aires, Argentina in April 1951. Her father was an Argentine opera singer; her mother an English secretary. Olivia was appearing in theatre in London when she was suddenly chosen by Italian director Franco Zeffirelli to play […]

IN THE BEGINNING…PT 1.

November 29, 2017 Alan Royle 0

  I like to examine the backgrounds of actors and actresses, to see where they came from and how they got started in the movie business. I suppose I wonder, like most cinema fans, how ordinary people go from school plays or local amateur theatre to television and, ultimately, the […]

The 4 ‘Romeo & Juliets’ – enough already!

November 25, 2015 admin 6

  The chronic problem with casting Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is finding actors who are both young and experienced enough in stage acting to carry it off. After all, in Bill the Bard’s play Juliet is just fourteen years old. MGM producer Irving Thalberg unwisely chose to tackle the problem […]